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Isis 'financial chief' Abu Salah killed in November, claims US

Published 10/12/2015

The US has said three Isis leaders were killed in coalition strikes
The US has said three Isis leaders were killed in coalition strikes

An air strike by the US-led coalition killed three Isis leaders, including the group's financial chief, a US military spokesman has said.

Operation Inherent Resolve spokesperson Col. Steven Warren said: "In Iraq, we recently conducted strikes against three leaders in ISIL’s [Islamic State or Daesh] financial and leadership network.

"In late November, we killed Abu Salah, the ISIL Financial Minister."

Col. Warren said Salah was "one of the most senior and experienced members" of the group's financial network.

There are no further details at present.

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